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Make the Career Fair work for you

Make the Career Fair work for you

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 15, 2016

  Want to hire into a field that aligns with your major or area of study? The University of Akron’s upcoming Career Fairs, all taking place in the Student Union, will put students in direct contact with companies looking for internships or full-time employment. The Career Fairs cater to a...

Let UA take you abroad

One of the tables at the Study Abroad fair.

By Kelcie Erbse, kke6@zips.uakron.edu

September 15, 2016

In the printed version of this article, the photo is wrongly attributed to Kristina Aiad-Toss. George Dunlap took the photo.  The University of Akron held its Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday to help students decide where, when, and how they would like to take their studies to new countries. The f...

Inspiring young girls into STEM fields

Kids show off their creations at the 2016 Kid's Career Day at UA.

By Kaitlin Erdman

March 7, 2016

It is known that women are underrepresented in STEM fields, but an event held every year at The University of Akron is working to change that.   Last Saturday, UA held the 2016 Kid’s Career Day in the Student Union. This event, sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, was a half...

Putting your best foot forward

Kyle Edmonds shakes hands with an employer after speaking with her about career opportunities.

By Sofia Syed and Zaina Salem

October 7, 2015

Yesterday was the one day on campus when hearing the ubiquitous click and clack of dress shoes is not uncommon. The UA Internship and Career Fair was held in the Union Ballroom for students and alumni and provided the chance to showcase themselves to potential employers. The Internship Fair ran ear...

Fair helps students make major life decisions

While students meander about and get information at the Majors Fair, Zippy encourages them to study what they love.

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 1, 2015

All college students face the challenge of choosing a major; to help with that decision, UA Student Success hosted a Majors Fair on Wednesday, April 1 in the Union Ballroom A. The event provided students with information on majors, minors, and certificates from department faculty, according to John...

Fair helps students get involved on campus

By Paula Ramsey, News Writer

March 9, 2015

The spring involvement fair transformed the Student Union into a hub of extracurricular opportunity last Thursday, March 5.   UA holds four involvement fairs a year to promote organizations’ upcoming activities that are occurring on campus within the semester.   “This allows student members of organizations, as well as organizations a...

Fair exhibits housing alternatives

Three students receive dining plan information in front of the UA Dining Services table.

By Grant Morgan, News Writer

March 5, 2015

UA’s Off-Campus Student Services held its annual housing fair in the Union on Wednesday, March 4, which gave students critical information on finding and choosing a place to live next school year. Around 25 tables, occupied by representatives from apartment complexes and housing companies, filled...

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students evaluate potential career choices with the employers assembled at the Career Fair in the Union ballrooms.

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

February 25, 2015

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each semester. Wednesday’s fair was for students of all majors, except students pursuing science and engineering degrees—their career fair took...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Volunteer organizations tabling at the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 11

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 11, 2015

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities ranged from food donation centers to building houses for the less fortunate to engaging...